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Csaba VARGA: Theory of Law (2012)

December 18, 2013 Leave a comment

A collection of papers relating Theory of Law originally published between 1973 and 2009 ON PHILOSOPHiSING AND THEORISING IN LAW treating topics like ‘Legal Philosophy, Legal Theory – and the Future of Theoretical Legal Thought’ [2006] / ‘Legal Ontology’ [1999] / ‘Law and History: On the Historical Approach to Law’ [1999] / ‘Law as History?’ [1986] / ‘Validity’ [1999] / ‘Ex post facto Legislation’ [1999], ON CONCEPTUALISING BY LOGIFYING THE LAW involving topics like ‘Rule and/or Norm: On the Conceptualisability and Logifiability of Law’ [2003] / ‘Legal Logic and the Internal Contradiction of Law’ [2004] / ‘The Quest for Formalism in Law: Ideals of Systemicity and Axiomatisability between Utopianism and Heuristic Assertion’ [1973] / ‘Law and its Doctrinal Study (On Legal Dogmatics)’ [2006], ON FORMS AND SUBSTANCE IN LAW dealing with problems such as ‘Structures in Legal Systems: Artificiality, Relativity, and Interdependency of Structuring Elements in a Practical (Hermeneutical) Context’ [2001] / ‘Goals and Means in Law’ [2003] / ‘Law, Ethics, Economy: Independent Paths or Shared Ways?’ [2004] / ‘Towards an Autonomous Legal Policy’ [1984], as well as ON PROCESSES OF LAW facing with ‘The Judicial Black-box and the Rule of Law in the Context of European Unification and Globalisation’ [2008] / ‘Doctrine and Technique in Law’ [2002] / ‘Theory and Practice in Law: On the Magical Role of Legal Technique’ [2006] / ‘Law, Understanding of Law, Application of Law (A Summary of Developments in Thirty-six Paragraphs)’ [2007], with a paper in APPENDIX on ‘Legal Theorising: An Unrecognised Need for Practicing the European Law’ [2009]

http://www.scribd.com/doc/192365814/varga-theory-of-law-2012

Csaba VARGA: Transition? To Rule of Law?; Constitutionalism and Transitional Justice Challenged in Central & Eastern Europe (2008)

March 12, 2012 Leave a comment

Transition? To Rule of Law? Constitutionalism and Transitional Justice Challenged in Central & Eastern Europe (Pomáz: Kráter 2008) 292 [PoLíSz sorozat könyvei 7]

TOWARDS A TRANSITION TO RULE OF LAW   Radical Change and Unbalance of Law in a Central Europe under the Rule of Myths, not of Law [1996] / Legal Scholarship at the Threshold of a New Millennium in the Central and Eastern European Region [1997] /  Rule of Law: Imperfectly Realised, or Perfected without Realisation? [2000] / Rule of Law – at the Crossroads of Challenges [2001] / Rule of Law, or the Dilemma of an Ethos: to be Gardened or Mechanicised [2007]

THE BURDEN OF THE PAST   Why Having Failed in Facing with the Past? [2003] / Creeping Renovation of Law through Constitutional Judiciary? [2005] / What Has Happened and What Is Happening ever Since (To the Memory of Deportations to Forced Labour Camps at Hortobágy) [2005] / 1956 Judged by Ethics and Law, or the Moral Unity of the Law’s Responsiveness as a Post-totalitarian Dilemma [2006]

PERSPECTIVES   Failed Crusade: American Self-confidence, Russian Catastrophe [2002] / “Radical Evil” on Trial [2002] / Rule of Law between the Scylla of Imported Patterns and the Charybdis of Actual Realisations (The Experience of Lithuania) [2004]

WHAT CAN BE HOPED FOR NOW?   In Bondage of Paradoxes, or Deadlock at the Peak of the Law we have Created for Ourselves [2007] / At the Crossroads of Civil Obedience and Civil Disobedience [2007]

VARGA: Transition? To Rule of Law? (2008)

October 25, 2010 Leave a comment

Transition? To Rule of Law? Constitutionalism and Transitional Justice Challenged in Central & Eastern Europe (Pomáz: Kráter 2008) 292 [PoLíSz sorozat könyvei 7]

TOWARDS A TRANSITION TO RULE OF LAW   Radical Change and Unbalance of Law in a Central Europe under the Rule of Myths, not of Law [1996] / Legal Scholarship at the Threshold of a New Millennium in the Central and Eastern European Region [1997] /  Rule of Law: Imperfectly Realised, or Perfected without Realisation? [2000] / Rule of Law – at the Crossroads of Challenges [2001] / Rule of Law, or the Dilemma of an Ethos: to be Gardened or Mechanicised [2007]

THE BURDEN OF THE PAST   Why Having Failed in Facing with the Past? [2003] / Creeping Renovation of Law through Constitutional Judiciary? [2005] / What Has Happened and What Is Happening ever Since (To the Memory of Deportations to Forced Labour Camps at Hortobágy) [2005] / 1956 Judged by Ethics and Law, or the Moral Unity of the Law’s Responsiveness as a Post-totalitarian Dilemma [2006]

PERSPECTIVES   Failed Crusade: American Self-confidence, Russian Catastrophe [2002] / “Radical Evil” on Trial [2002] / Rule of Law between the Scylla of Imported Patterns and the Charybdis of Actual Realisations (The Experience of Lithuania) [2004]

WHAT CAN BE HOPED FOR NOW?   In Bondage of Paradoxes, or Deadlock at the Peak of the Law we have Created for Ourselves [2007] / At the Crossroads of Civil Obedience and Civil Disobedience [2007]

Csaba VARGA: Transition to Rule of Law; On the Democratic Transformation in Hungary (1995)

October 24, 2010 Leave a comment

‘On Vitality in the Region’ [1995]

NO-LAW   ‘On Stalinism’ [1995] / ‘Past & Present’ [1985] / ‘Attempts at Reform from Within (La séparation des pouvoirs)’ [1984] / ‘What is Needed to have Law?’ [1989] / ‘Marxism in Service’ [1993]

TRANSITION   ‘The sui generis Nature of the Challenge’ [1993] / ‘Trumbling Steps of the New Constitutional State’ [1992]

SKIRMISHES AND THE GAME’S RULE   ‘Crime, not Civil Disobedience’ [1990] / ‘Fragility of the Constitutional Establishment’ [1990] / ‘Troubles Surrounding the Functions of Law’ [1991] / ‘Indivisibility of the Law & Rule of Law’ [1991] / ‘Civil Disobedience (Pattern with no Standard?)’ [1991]

COMING TO TERMS WITH THE PAST   ‘On Setting Standards’ [1990] / ‘Do we have the Right to Judge the Past?’ [1991] / ‘The Dilemma of Enforcing the Law’ [1992] / ‘Failure on Account of Constitutional Considerations?’ [1994]

RULE OF LAW   ‘Varieties of Law & Rule of Law’ [1993]